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Jay joined the Citizen as a staff writer in the spring of 2007, and in a few short months he was promoted to lead writer/assistant editor. He now serves as the managing editor, overseeing news and editorial content and managing the newspaper's circulation. (Click here for complete bio.)

Canton zip-line park announces plan to relocate

Dillon Anderson, 16, tests out one of the trails during Friends & Family Day on Friday, June 1. (Michelle Stark photo)

Embroiled in a zoning dispute with their neighbors and faced with the prospect of shutting down operations after a successful first year and a half of business, the owners of a Canton-based outdoor adventure park have come up with a new plan that they believe could be a win for all sides. Working in conjunction […]

Trooper with local ties stands up to Mass. State Police

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The head of the Massachusetts State Police abruptly retired on Friday and the state attorney general’s office has launched an investigation following an explosive allegation of special treatment and possible conspiracy in a case involving a judge’s daughter and a young state trooper who was reportedly just trying to do the right thing. Trooper Ryan […]

Decision looming on fate of Canton zipline park

A contentious legal battle over the future of TreeTop Adventures — Canton’s popular new outdoor zipline park located on property owned by the Irish Cultural Centre — could be decided as soon as the middle of next month after the town’s zoning board heard arguments from both sides of the issue at an appeal hearing […]

CHS field hockey enters D1 tourney on a high note

Junior Maggie Malloy finished the regular season as the Bulldogs' top goal scorer. (Mike Barucci photo)

With a hard-fought draw against Foxboro and a convincing home win over Stoughton on Senior Night, the Canton High varsity field hockey team sewed up its first division title since 2013 and will now look to move on to bigger and better things as the No. 4 overall seed in the MIAA Division 1 south […]

Canton’s First Parish celebrates 300-year milestone

Rep. Bill Galvin and Senator Walter Timilty present a state resolution to Rev. Roger Peltier as 'Paul Revere' looks on. (Jay Turner photo)

History came alive at Canton’s oldest church on Saturday as First Parish Unitarian-Universalist marked its 300th anniversary with a town-wide celebration on the parish green. Held on a picture-perfect day under bright blue skies, the event featured a “living timeline” exhibit, narrated tours, games and activities for children, a live outdoor concert, and presentations from […]

Volleyball team shows potential despite losing skid

It was another challenging week for the Canton High varsity volleyball team, but despite two more losses there were plenty of positive takeaways according to head coach Pat Cawley. Hovering right around .500 for most of the season, the lady Bulldogs had a few golden chances to gain some ground in the standings but ultimately […]

Latest approvals pave way for Plymouth Rubber project

The new road through the Plymouth Rubber development will connect Revere and Neponset streets. (Jay Turner photo)

Nearly two and a half years since the landmark special town meeting vote and following a second major site plan review process, it finally appears to be ‘go time’ for the Plymouth Rubber redevelopment project and Paul Revere Heritage Site. With much of the planning and prep work now complete — including demolition of old […]

New-look Celtics squad visits Canton for Media Day

Celtics players Al Horford and Kyrie Irving (background) are interviewed during Media Day in Canton last week. (Photo courtesy of High Output Inc.)

For one day last week, the center of the Boston basketball universe shifted a few miles south to Canton as coach Brad Stevens, recent arrivals Kyrie Irving and Gordon Hayward, and the rest of the new-look Boston Celtics

CHS boys soccer climbs standing with 3-0-1 stretch

Junior Paolo Ruggeri (Mike Barucci photo)

With another strong win on Monday over Stoughton following a 2-0-1 stretch last week, the Canton High boys soccer team is starting to heat up as it inches its way up the Davenport Division standings. Going into last night’s scheduled road tilt with Franklin, the Bulldogs had climbed to 5-2-2 overall and 4-2-2 in Hockomock […]

Canton High field hockey team off to impressive start

Senior captain Andrea McNeil (Mike Barucci photo)

With two more convincing wins against division opponents and some impressive underlying statistics, the CHS varsity field hockey team is beginning to make a name for itself as a top contender in the Hockomock this season. With the exception of unbeaten King Philip, in fact, no team has been more impressive in the early going […]

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